In my previous post I wrote about the importance of introspection in the career planning process. I laid out a model for taking personal accountability (VIPER) and then focused on how starting out with your values (the “V” in VIPER) can play a role in the career choices you make. The next step in the … Continue reading The YOU Plan: Career Intrinsics – What You Bring to the Table
As I mentioned in my first blog post, any good career plan starts with introspection. You have to know yourself, before you can effectively pick a direction, market yourself, and get back on track. As a coach trained in the field of organizational psychology, I am a big believer in introspection as a starting point. … Continue reading The YOU Plan: Values and Your Career Search
The Great Recession has fundamentally altered the employment landscape in this country. The rules of the game have changed and your success in The New Economy will depend on your ability to adjust to these new rules. I truly believe we are entering into an age of career entrepreneurialism, an age where careers aren’t pursued … Continue reading The YOU Plan: Career Entrepreneurialism in the New Economy
The Great Recession has fundamentally changed the employment landscape in this country. The old rules no longer apply. I believe we are entering into an age of career entrepreneurialism, an age where careers aren’t pursued they are created. Career success in the New Economy is going to require personal accountability and proactive planning. The 9.5% … Continue reading Career Hunting in the New Economy: Time for a YOU Plan
This morning President Obama delivered a speech in Columbus, Ohio marking the ground breaking of the ten thousandth roads project funded by the Recovery Act (otherwise known as the stimulus package). In his speech President Obama said “I’m under no illusion we are where we need to be” echoing the concerns expressed by Fed Chief … Continue reading How Do I Step-up To the New Job Market?
In last week’s State of the Union speech President Obama focused a lot of attention on jobs. He pushed for Congress to pass the $154 billion jobs bill and proposed tax cuts for small businesses investors and talked about funding for community banks. Although these steps are critical building blocks to a recovery, the reality … Continue reading Your Job Stimulus Plan